Ferne Johnson Ades
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Ferne Johnson Ades, 81, passed away March 27, 2014 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Indianola, Iowa.
Ferne was born June 2, 1932 in Gordon, Nebraska to Casper and Lucy (Newman) Johnson. She married Thomas Ades, and together they had three sons. Ferne worked as a bookkeeper for Ozzie's Aquatic Aquarium before she retired in 1992. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church.
Ferne is survived by her husband of 63 years, Thomas; sons Brian (Patti) and Craig; two brothers: eight grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and a host of extended family and beloved friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters; five brothers; and her son, Alan.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 31, 2014 at Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th Street. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home followed by burial at Avon Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW Ninth Street
Des Moines, IA 50315
Published in Des Moines Register on Mar. 30, 2014